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2016 Women’s Council Casino Turnaround

The Women's Council of the USC Verdugo Hospital Foundation hosted its popular Casino Turnaround event on Sunday, September 25, 2016. This fun-filled, friend-filled fundraising day was spent at Harrah's Resort Southern California. Funds raised will help fund a neonatal infant care unit at USC VHH

2017-03-23T16:03:26-07:00Women's Council|

Your 6-Step Guide to Preventing Spring Allergies

Spring is here, which means spring allergies have also arrived. Here’s how to stop them before they start. Sure, spring is beautiful with trees and flowers in full bloom, but if you suffer from allergies to trees, grass pollens and ragweed, you know those green leaves and flowers trigger one of the most miserable times ...

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The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

Although they are advertised as being better for your body than sugar, artificial sweeteners may be not be as harmless as they seem. Ever since saccharin, the first artificial sweetener, was created in 1879, scientists have been keeping an eye on the possible side effects of sugar substitutes. While they don’t have any calories and ...

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Sue Wilder: A Warm and Helpful Hand

Sue Wilder, a volunteer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital for 18 years, understands that when someone enters the hospital, they are at an extremely vulnerable point. Her first time at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital was when her father was admitted as a result of congestive heart failure. “He ended up spending seven weeks in this ...

What’s The Different Between A CAT Scan and An MRI?

CT scans and MRI scans scan similar areas of the body to diagnose injuries and internal pain, but the technology is different. Learn the advantages and limitations of each. While both CT and MRI scans capture detailed images of the inside of the body, the technology used — and the details captured, are different. We ...

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You’re Never Too Old for These Types of Allergies

While most food allergies start in childhood, adults can develop allergies and it can happen out of nowhere. Maybe you have been eating seafood your entire life and out of nowhere your favorite lobster dish at your local restaurant causes your lips to swell. What’s causing it? Chances are you have developed an adult onset ...

2019-01-14T13:44:32-08:00News and Stories, Share|